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>> this is news4 at 11:00. >> we have now run out of time. >> following two big stories for you tonight. first a display of emotion from president as debt talks with republicans break down. record-setting heat and we have a hot weekend ahead. and good evening, i'm wendy rieger. jim and doreen have the night off. the temperatures that continue to smother our area are not letting go. >> we had a little buiit in the way of cooler temperatures. they have gone back up as we made our way through the night hours. as we think how hot things have been. high temperature of 105 degrees. the old record was 98 so we shattered that. bwi up to 106 today. 102 that record not a record breaker setback in 1926 amazing how hot it got out there. heat index of 97. cooler to the north and west. shower activity and rain to the north and west. will it help to cool things down? the forecast coming up. >> we are following breaking news out of virginia tonight. a sipsychiatrist has been shot d killed. the killer? a patient. the 8600 block of mcklain. >> this took place in a see included wooded residential
. the capitol fourth concert that derek was just telling us about, that starts at 8:00. and the big fireworks show will start around 9:15. don't forget the smithsonian, metro, and most roads around the national mall will be closed. and as always, you can go to nbcwashington.com for more information. >>> to orlando now, where there was berating, laughing, and crying today during the closing arguments of the casey anthony murder trial. attorneys had another showdown inside that courtroom. jay gray was there and has more on that tonight. >> reporter: with pictures and video of caylee anthony framing his closing arguments, prosecutor jeff ashton described a web of lies the state alleges led to the little girl's death. >> casey anthony maintains her lies until they absolutely cannot be maintained anymore. >> reporter: and provided a day-by-day narrative of how they believe it happened. >> because she knew that that night she would be in the arms of her boyfriend and that caylee would be dead. >> the way the case was presented -- >> reporter: defense attorney jose baez fired back. >> if you hate he
said they'd pick up again on monday. >> the good news is we agree on some of the big things. >> reporter: president obama thought he and house speaker john boehner had an agreement to target $4 trillion in cuts. but saturday evening the speaker abandoned that plan, saying it was just too ambitious and couldn't pass. >> to get a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: democrats want to close some tax loopholes to offset the cuts. >> what is really appalling is to see our republican colleagues essentially providing a form of extorti extortion, if you don't agree to deficit reduction the way we want it we're going to put all these jobs at risk. >> reporter: uncle sam's credit rating may be at risk if congress fails to act soon. >> and if that happens, you're going to see catastrophic damage across the american economy and across the global economy. >> reporter: a critical meeting bringing together political leaders wh
115. it does look like we will cool off by the end of the weekend into next week. we are in for big heat you want to be ready for. >> thank you, doug. >>> still to come tonight a bride gets arrested before she can cut the cake. can cut th[ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> so our baseball team had a rough night. >> yeah, but they almost won. i'll show you. >> almost? yeah. >> i'm trying to get you excited. they had a chance here. >> okay. >> zimmerman's earned run average is fifth best just behind roy halladay. pretty impressive. tonight j.z. was roughed up in houston, his worst outing of the year. but the nats had a chance to win in the ninth. >> did they? >> no. bottom of the first, no score zimmerman facing angel sanchez
of his dead pet but all told him the dog was too big. >>> more apologies from rupert murdoch will run in several british newspapers tomorrow as the fallout from the phone hacking scandal connected to portions of his media empire continues and expands. this is some high-profile celeb -- this, as some high-profile celebrities are suing scotland yard claiming it knew about the hacking and did nothing about it. prime minister david come ro under fire for private dinners and weekend trips with murdoch and other top news dorps executives. >> venezuelan president, hugo chavez, headed back to cuba for more cancer treatments. he's scheduled to undergo chemotherapy after having a few more removed last month. before leaving venezuela he handed over some power to his vice president and planning minister. chavez had been urged to hand over all of his power but he refused. it's not been disclosed what type of cancer he's battling. >>> time is running out for president obama and congressional republicans to reach a deal on the nation's debt limit. 17 days until the default deadline. mike has the lat
. at least some of us will. it is going to be the heat to be the big culprit over the next couple of days and something to prepare for. out there right now, current temperature of 84 degrees. dew point of 71. so that heat index even at 11:00 is near 90. it is extremely warm out there and going to stay warm over the next couple of days. 78 down south. look at the thunderstorms down across the area. we'll see mostly dry conditions tonight and i x effect to see some strong storms tomorrow. that's coming up. >>> thank you, doug. >>> a u.s. congressman is recovering from a broken rib after a home invasion. leonard roswell was with his family when a masked man ran into the farmhouse, pulled a gun on his daughter and tried to rob her. boss well is 77 years old, a  vietnam war veteran. he says he tried to disarm the gunman. boswell was injured when they fell down the stairs. the man ran away when boswell's 22-year-old grandson pulled out a shotgun. police are still looking for him. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team arrived in new york this evening. the team was greeted by hundreds of fans in tim
of them disappated over a big lake up there before it reached any land. >> and you don't see that up there often. >> in pennsylvania, no. >> a big improvement in our weather today. >>> a huge improvement. the mid-90s is still hot but at least it wasn't steamy. and we're not going to get worked up about the end of the week. it won't last as long as the last oppressive spell we had to deal with. 76 was the low and a high of 95 degrees. may to date we had 32 days of 90 degrees or higher. last year we had 40 days that were 90 degrees or higher. still a hot pattern with temperatures above average for next couple of weeks. 85 degrees not consecutively though. the dew point at 66. normallies the running high but it will drop by tomorrow morning or when we get to the latter part of tomorrow morning and back into the 50s. it will be comfortable. one isolated shower out there making it is way south and east to washington. look at the temperatures. 80 in westchester. and a nice cool down through the area. again it is dry air that is with us as well. the heat index values are high in the midsect
mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> we're following several other big stories in the week ahead. the shuttle "atlantis" will return home this week for the final time. the shuttle will undock from the international space station tuesday. it's scheduled to return to kennedy space center thursday, where it will then go on permanent display. it is the final mission for nasa's shuttle program. >>> on tuesday the loudon county board of supervisors will weigh in on the latest cost-cutting proposal regarding the dulles metro rail project. for weeks now they've been meeting with all of the funding partners to figure out how to trim the multimillion-dollar price tag. the latest proposal they're considering was brokered by u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood. >>> and did you see it? the u.s. women's soccer team will be returning stateside after today's nail-biter of a world cup final match. the final came down to penalty kicks, with japan winning. despite the loss, it will be a hero's welcome for the team that became an overnight sensation worldwide after beating brazil in the quarter
was minimal. >> it does come down fast and furious every once in a while. this was a big one. market street was a river. >> reporter: things are pretty much back to normal. you will find trash bags where people picked up debris that was left behind. fredericks's flood control system at carol creek spared the historic from disaster. it was built after the city flooded in the 1960s. >> underneath that aring a arin aqueducts. >> reporter: this shows cars about to float away at a condo complex. you were showing the water came up to the sign here? >> came up about right here, right past the sign. see where everything just rest underneath the car and everything. >> reporter: darcy spencer, news 4. >>> closer to washington, the storm took a toll on trees and power lines and led to yet another difficult commute home for many across the area. jackie bensen continues our team coverage. she's live in bethesda. >> reporter: as usual, most of the damage and inconvenience was caused by this area's large, old trees. people ran for cover as the skies opened in the humid late afternoon, grabbing for umbre
until we see some partly cloudy skies. out to the west, big-time thunderstorms in chicago. they saw some very large hail. i think we'll be seeing some pictures of that. we'll most likely have those tomorrow morning during our newscast starting at 4:30. nice weather. as far as our weather is concerned, one more day tomorrow and high pressure will be dominating the region. that nice weather is not going to last because it will get quite hot. the hot weather moves in on saturday, and really on sunday as that heat index could get up to 95 and maybe over 100 degrees dur during the day on sunday. wind out of the north about 5 to 10 miles per hour. warmer, still nice, 85 to 90. some areas may be over that 90-degree mark, but without the humidity, it won't be too bad out there at all. 92 degrees on saturday. with that humidity, heat index should be around 95. on sunday, i think that will be the hottest day. we do have a chance of isolated thunderstorms. one or two of those maybe on the strong side and then the fireworks mother nature doesn't bring, but maybe we do. fireworks activities will happ
-trailer have collided, leading to a big explosion. this time, it was in maine. it happened just after 11:00 this morning. about 40 miles south of portland. the collision and fire killed the driver of the truck. at least five passengers on the train were injured. it appears the truck driver tried to stop but skidded through the gate. >>> the fbi's investigating whether a child pornography ring could be linked to the murder of a teenage girl who disappeared from baltimore. authorities found the body of phylicia barnes in the susquehanna river. according to the "baltimore sun" investigators filed warrants to search facebook and e-mail accounts of barnes and four men. the documents show investigators thought they may find evidence of child exploitation in the accounts. >>> coming up tonight, the d.c. lottery is betting on mobile ticket sales. >>> and doug's back to tell us if the storms tonight will provide any relief from the heat tomorrow. >>> about 100 kids from our area joined lacrosse players from native american nations at the white house today. they took part in "let's move" in indian
baseball. the nats struck out in los angeles today big-time. they won the opening series on friday easily but then crumbled over the weekend. today against the dodgers the nats struck out 13 times and fall to 9-14 under manager davey johnson. top of the first pick it up no score. michael morse up with the bases loaded swing a hot bat here. rips one to left. roger bernadina comes in to score from third. morse's 55th rbi of the season. but that's all they get. chad billingsley, well, he was awesome here in the top of the first after that. blows it by jayson werth. werth was 0 for 3 with two k's. now has 99 strikeouts this season. bottom of the first, jason marquis pitching to aaron miles here. two on, two out. miles gets the best of him. base knock to center. that placed andre ethier. then here comes the relay throw from danny espinosa. jesus flores at home plate can't handle it. and matt kemp is safe. that's all the dodgers would need. the nats lose 3-1. they have the day off tomorrow before starting a nine-game home stand. >>> all right. in baltimore check out the sign. i'm five years old
is expected to last throughout the week. >> a big search took place this evening, a search for a dog that survived a car accident that killed one of its owners. for the family of the woman who died, the search for cricket gave them some hope to hold on into in this time of grief and darcy spencer is here with good news from hay market, virginia. >> just a little more than an hour ago the missing dog named cricket was captured. i'm told she's alive and in perfect condition. a woman driving by the area saw cricket sitting on the side of the road, pulled over and held the dog until family members arrived. everyone i spoke to is very pleased to have a happy end being to this very tragic story. cricket is a 3-year-old great pyrenees riding in a crate with her owners last sunday afternoon when they crashed head-on into a pin payingo. jack survived and his wife charlotte did not. the dog escaped from her crate and had been missing ever since. the crash happened around 4:30 near shady oak lane near hay market. today a tracking dog named heidi came to the area where she had been seen. late th
is beginning to cause some big problems for businesses there. that includes the bars and restaurants. a number of bars and restaurants say they can't get the liquor licenses and the permits that they need to operate. the shutdown in minnesota began nearly two weeks ago when the governor and state lawmakers were not able to reach a deal on a budget. several bar owners in minneapolis say they are worried about the bottom line now. they say thousands of employees will be out of work if this shut dunne doesn't end soon. >> ben's chili bowl could be moving to chicago. several areas are looking for expangs. ben's has become a must have. has become a permanent fixture at washington park. >> stays with you for a while. >> two days. >> something else that's going to be staying with us over the next couple of days, some great weather. say good-bye to the heat and good-bye to the 90s. i think we'll be looking very, very nice over the next couple of days and actually we're pretty good out there right now. mostly clear skies across parts of the area. still some clouds down to the south. temperatures today
and now most of that has died up. still up towards the baltimore region. big storms up there all day, but back into the west frederick county, some of those storms into virginia have produced a lot of rainfall and a flash flood warning remains in effect there until 1:30 in the afternoon -- or 1:30 in the morning, rather. tomorrow afternoon, i do expect to see a lot of rain. the potential is there for us to see some flooding as well. that's why we had that flash flood watch that's in affect for just about everybody dug the day tomorrow. currently a system back to the west that we'll be watching very close ploep that system is bringing heavy rains back towards the st. louis area. make its way our way during the day tomorrow. it's going to be on the warm side, yes, it will continue to be humid but we will see some area. heavy at times that high pressure moves over and that front lingers right across our region. some locations tomorrow could pick up a lot of rain, maybe 1, 2, 3 inches of rain. before said and done, it's not going to be everywhere though. some areas may not see all that m
is here now chopping up this tree. it really is a big one. it was a close call. not just for the people who are inside of this mercedes-benz but for the other people who are out here in traffic. now, a woman came back to the scene after getting out of the hospital tonight and she tells me that she came within inches of losing her life. two people riding inside of this black mercedes narrowly escaped serious injuries when a large tree toppled on their car. easter cato was behind the wheel. >> very important. you know, i mean, two more inches and i wouldn't be talking to you. i would be dead, so thank you so much. and i thank everybody that helped me. >> reporter: it happened on c street northeast here in the intersection with 19 gth street. the tree suddenly fell. >> we actually saw tree when it crumbled over and fell on top of them. we backed our car up and i immediately dialed 911. >> reporter: witnesses say that the light was red, traffic here had come to a complete stop when they heard a sudden and loud crack and the tree toppled over. the tree stopped motorists in their tracks. seve
, the big gray dog, a 3-year-old great dane s as limp as 160 pounds of wet spaghetti, exhausted are after an adventure you have to see to believe. >> the family was having a meal at five guys and we were eating outside and we thought we'd tie the dog to the table and have a burger. and we don't know what spooked him. we don't know what happened. >> just quick-nodded his leash to the table. and the table made a noise or something and he just bolted. >> reporter: security camera video from inside the five guys showed cliff, the table and a huge red umbrella taking off. you have to know the thing that played a big role in cliff's escape was the table. it's not very heavy. you could see how he just lifted it right up. down the pedestrian walkway went cliff as he approached busy south market street and astonished frederick city police officer who grabbed the table. but the dog was running so fast and so hard, the table leg he was tied to broke off. he kept going now with just the table leg dragging behind. the five guys video shows the officer returning the table later. he's the same one who c
got a first look at just what's inside. >> we are a big facility and it's a hike to get from one building to another. >> reporter: we start in the america building. it has an rehab room, a pool, a prosthetics lab and machinery to help patients walk or bike more easily. >> it has been great. >> you are in the basement of the america building. >> reporter: this is the gate lab. it's the latest technology to test amputees, watch them walk to see how their therapists and doctors will help. each ball works as a reflective marker and cameras track the markers and though therapists anything from which leg the patient's favoring to how their joints are moving. >> we can look at you from the front or side. >> reporter: down the hall more high-tech labs one a flight simulator for the body. >> an opportunity to introduce new technology. >> reporter: to say the program manager is proud of the facility is an understatement. >> this is one of two trauma rooms. >> reporter: the rooms inside the arrowhead building's e.r., the computer packed with patient records disconducts. >> it travels with t
at that a hundred times and love it. >>> even really big basketball stars don't get instant access to the president. shaquille o'neal hoped to meet president obama today without an appointment. he was turned away and posted it on twitter. >> i want to say on the video. they said we can't let you in, sorry. i have to have to wait until next time mr. obama. i still love you, sir. >> he's looking for a pickup game. he is 0-3 in trying to meet the president. >> the president doesn't have ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> in wichita, kansas, george holland showed up at a lam nad stand with a check for $10,000. it was part of a fundraiser to buy school supplies for kids in joplin, missouri. that will buy a lot of sch
think we're going to have a big range in temperatures throughout the area, at least for the first part of the day. then even gets the heat, a nice dose of real summer around d.c. 96 to 101. as far as the four-day forecast goes, there's your chance of rain on saturday. it's not much of a chance. but it will be good enough to send the humidity back down on sunday. early part of next week, running anywhere between about 90 and 94 degrees. so still a hot pattern for us. but getting on par back with where we were last year. >> one day of extreme conditions. >> yes. >>> like saving money? virginia announces the dates for its sales tax holiday. >>> and the latest on who's woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> hakem just came back from redskins park. all kinds of stuff going on out there today. >> i'm happy
to be part of it. we've always gone out in costumes. >> we're just big kids, that's all. >> reporter: what's it like being around all these harry potter fans? >> exhilarating. >> reporter: warner brothers expects this film to gross over $1 billion because this film is in 3-d. all the fans who come tonight will get a pair of these lovely glasses. jim, i know you're jealous. but there are still tickets left for the show at 3:30 this morning. live tonight here in northwest. back to you in the studio. >> john, you're breaking my heart. i'm consumed by jealousy over those goofy-looking glasses. take them off, john. >>> you've heard the game angry birds. don't you love that game? today, there was a bird angry and aggressive enough for a whole flock of his kind. that bird kept attacking people passing by the gerald ford museum in grand rapids, michigan. the bird was fond of pecking people upside the head as they walked by. then it would return to its perch and wait for its next victim. what kind of bird was that? >> either an oriole or a red-winged black bird. >> i didn't see a red wing, did you?
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